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Cupid Kisses - Gorgeous Cupcakes With A Romantic Touch!

Cupid Kisses - Gorgeous Cupcakes With A Romantic Touch!


This is my own family recipe. The cupcakes are almost like red velvet cupcakes but then they are filled with cream & topped with a 'kiss' - Cupids of course! These are very easy to make & will be the centre of attention.... great for any special ocassion.

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 10

Cook Time : 18

Total Time : 28


Serves 15

  • 1 1⁄4 cups sugar

  • 1⁄2 cup melted margarine

  • 2medium free range eggs

  • 2 1⁄3 cups self raising flour (cake flour)

  • 6 -9tablespoons best quality unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1teaspoon baking powder

  • 1teaspoon cream of tartar

  • 1⁄2 teaspoon salt

  • 1cup milk, mixed with

  • 1teaspoon vinegar

  • 2tablespoons red food coloring

  • 1teaspoon vinegar

  • 300ml whipped cream or 500 ml squirty cream

  • you can also dust with icing sugar (optional) orcocoa (optional) orcandy sprinkles (optional)


  • 01

    Preheat the oven to 180 c / 350°F.

  • 02

    In a large bowl, beat the sugar, margarine & eggs until creamy. Add the food colouring, milk mixed with vinegar + the other tsp of vinegar & set aside.

  • 03

    Into another bowl, sift the dry ingredients.

  • 04

    Slowly add the wet ingredients to the dry, mixing very well to incorporate.

  • 05

    Line bun / cupcake trays with paper cases & carefully fill 1/2 - 3/4 way full. Place in oven.

  • 06

    After 14 minutes, turn the tray around then continue cooking for 4 minutes. Check they're done with a toothpick & allow to cool on thge side.

  • 07

    Once cooled, cut a circular piece out of the top. Fill the hole with whipped or squirty cream. Take the circular piece & cut in half - place on top of the cream to look like a kiss!



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